Best Chess Puzzle Ever? – ‘Mitrofanov’s Deflection’ (Video)



This chess composition by Leopold Adamovich Mitrofanov is his most celebrated chess study. It was awarded first prize in 1967 out of 250 entries. Chess Master Tim KrabbĂ© said of this composition, “It would be my candidate for ‘study of the millennium’.” This great masterpiece of a chess composition is pegged “Mitrofanov’s Deflection”. Do you think it is the best chess puzzle ever?

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